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Sen. Ralph Hise’s Huge, Humongous, Heaping Hummock of Hypocrisy and Hubris

Gov. Cooper has no constitutional role in redistricting, and we have no order from the courts to redraw maps by his preferred timeline. This is a clear political stunt meant to deter lawmakers from our work on raising teacher pay, providing relief to the communities affected by Hurricane Matthew and putting money back into the pockets of middle-class families… 530 more words

Gov. Roy Cooper calls for a special session to redraw district voting maps

RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday called for an extra session of the legislature to redraw the state legislative electoral maps, according to a news release from the governor’s office. 172 more words


North Carolina to support Paris climate accord, Gov. Cooper announces

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN/AP) – North Carolina will work to reduce pollution in support of the Paris Agreement, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Tuesday.

Cooper’s announcement comes after President Donald Trump said he is withdrawing the United States from the Paris compact, an agreement involving nearly 200 nations aimed at slowing the warming of the planet. 317 more words


Cooper: North Carolina will continue to support climate pact

RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Roy Cooper has joined other governors, mayors, colleges and universities and businesses in supporting the global Paris Agreement, according to a news release from the governor’s office. 137 more words


Gov. Roy Cooper announces $31M grant to fight against opioid crisis in NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (WAVY/WNCN) — More help is on the way in the fight against the opioid crisis in North Carolina.

Between 2005 and 2015, the state saw a 73 percent increase in opioid-related deaths.  200 more words


Cooper to push for more Matthew aid after 99 percent denied by federal government

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP/WNCN) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is visiting the nation’s capital to speak at a conference organized by a liberal advocacy group before huddling with the state’s congressional delegation to redouble efforts to obtain more federal Hurricane Matthew relief. 197 more words


Governor Cooper 'shocked and disappointed' after NC gets $6.1M in Hurricane Matthew relief

RALEIGH, N.C. — After requesting more than $900 million, the state of North Carolina will receive only $6.1 million from the Trump Administration to go towards Hurricane Matthew relief efforts. 347 more words